Jewish languages
Jewish languages are the various languages and dialects that developed in Jewish communities around the world.
Early Northwest Semitic (ENWS) materials are attested to and from 2350 BCE to 12...
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Hebrew alphabet
The Hebrew alphabet (Hebrew: אָלֶף־בֵּית עִבְרִי, alefbet ʿIvri ), known variously by scholars as the Jewish script, square script, block script, is used in the writing of the Hebrew language, as...
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Hebrew language
Hebrew street sign, above in Hebrew script, below in Latin transliteration. Aluf Batslut veAluf Shum ("The Onion Champion and the Garlic Champion") is a play by Hayyim Nahman Bialik.Hebrew (/ˈhiːbruː/...
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Judeo-Arabic languages
The Judeo-Arabic languages (Arabic: عربية يهودية‎, Hebrew: יהודית ערבית‎) are a continuum of Arabic dialects spoken by Jews living or formerly living in the Arab world; the term also r...
Aramaic language
Aramaic (Classical Syriac: ܐܪܡܝܐ Aramaya) is a family of languages or dialects, belonging to the Semitic family. More specifically, it is a part of the Northwest Semitic subfamily, which also incl...
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Jewish names
The Jewish name has historically varied, encompassing throughout the centuries several different traditions. This article looks at the onomastics practices of the Jewish people, that is, the history ...
Judæo-Iranian languages
The Judæo-Iranian languages (or dialects) are a number of related Jewish variants of Iranian languages spoken throughout the formerly extensive realm of the Persian Empire. Judaeo-Iranian dialects are...
Judæo-Iranian languages - Wikipedia
Judæo-Romance languages
Judaeo-Romance languages are Jewish languages derived from Romance languages, spoken by various Jewish communities (and their descendants) originating in regions where Romance languages predominate, a...
Judæo-Romance languages - Wikipedia
Yiddish language
Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish/idish, literally "Jewish") is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews. It originated during the 9th century in Central Europe, providing the pre-existing ...
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Modern Hebrew grammar
Modern Hebrew grammar is partly analytical, expressing such forms as dative, ablative, and accusative using prepositional particles rather than morphological cases. However, inflection plays a decisiv...
Judeo-Moroccan
Judeo-Moroccan Arabic is a variety of Arabic spoken by Jews living or formerly living in Morocco. The vast majority of all current speakers now live in France and Israel. The few speakers remaining i...
Geresh
Geresh (׳ in Hebrew: גֶּרֶשׁ‎ or גֵּרֶשׁ‎ [ˈɡeʁeʃ], or medieval [ˈɡeːɾeːʃ]) is a sign in Hebrew writing. It has two meanings.
As a diacritic, the Geresh is written immediately after (...
Western Aramaic languages
Western Aramaic languages is a group of several Aramaic dialects developed and once widely spoken throughout the ancient Levant, as opposed to those from in and around Mesopotamia which make up what i...
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Yinglish
Yinglish words (also referred to colloquially as Hebronics) are neologisms created by speakers of Yiddish in English-speaking countries, sometimes to describe things that were uncommon in the old coun...
Judaeo-Georgian
Judaeo-Georgian (Georgian: ყივრული ენა) (also known as Kivruli and Gruzinic) is the traditional dialect of the Georgian language spoken by Georgian Jews, the ancient Jewish community of the Caucas...
Old Aramaic language
Old Aramaic refers to the earliest stage of the Aramaic language, taken to give way to Middle Aramaic by the 3rd century (a conventional date is the rise of the Sassanid Empire in 224 CE).Emerging as ...
Old Aramaic language - Wikipedia
Yevanic language
Yevanic, also known as Judæo-Greek or Romaniyot, is a Greek dialect formerly used by the Romaniotes, a group of Greek Jews whose presence in the Levant is documented since the Hellenistic period. Its ...
Leshon Hakodesh
Leshon Hakodesh (Hebrew: לשון הקודש‎; lit. "the sacred language" or "the holy language" or "the Tongue of Holiness") is a Jewish term and appellation attributed to the Hebrew language, in wh...
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Judaeo-Italian languages
Judæo-Italian languages are varieties of Italian used by Italian Jews between the 10th and the 20th centuries in Italy, Corfu, and Zante.
The glossonym type giudeo-italiano is of academic and rela...
Khazar language
Khazar was the Turkic language spoken by the Khazars, a semi-nomadic Turkic people from Central Asia. It is also referred to as Khazarian, Khazaric, or Khazari. The language is extinct and written rec...
Khazar language - Wikipedia
Judeo-Yemeni Arabic
Judeo-Yemeni Arabic (also known as Judeo-Yemeni, Yemenite Judeo-Arabic) is a variety of Arabic spoken by Jews living or formerly living in Yemen. 50,000 speakers now live in Israel, 1,000 remain in Ye...
Judæo-Marathi
Judæo-Marathi (Marathi: जुदाव मराठी) is a form of Marathi spoken by the Bene Israel, a Jewish ethnic group that developed a unique identity in India and in Pakistan. Judæo-Marathi is, like other Marat...
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Betanure Jewish Neo-Aramaic
Betanure Jewish Neo-Aramaic, the local dialect of Betanure, is among the rarest and most seriously endangered varieties of Aramaic spoken at the present time. It is also one of the most conservative o...
Sabesdiker losn
Der sabesdiker-losn (Yiddish: דער סאַבעסדיקער לאָסן) is a dialectical feature characteristic of the Northeastern dialect of the Yiddish language (NEY, Litvisher-vaysrusisher dialekt, Tsofn-yidish), wh...
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